ATO soldier shot himself in train Mariupol-Lviv

Source : 112 Ukraine

The police is investigating the reasons of the tragedy
12:38, 17 February 2017

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Yesterday, on February 16, the ATO soldier shot himself near the railway station “Zaporizhia-І” in the train Mariupol-Lviv. He was coming back from the ATO area. This was announced by the press secretary of the regional department of the National Police of Ukraine Kateryna Ludvik, reports 061.

Military officer of 1974 year of birth, born in Poltava region shot himself in the head in his compartment.

Before that he was making a call. His companions, according to preliminary data - comrades left the compartment to not disturb while the man talks on the phone. In some time, they heard a gunshot.


Related: Two Ukrainian soldiers wounded in Donbas, - ATO HQ

At 21:15 the soldier with a head wound was taken to the hospital in Zaporizhia. Doctors tried to save the man, but he died at 21:50.

The passengers on the train did not take alcohol and there were not conflicts or scandals, Kateryna Ludvik also reported.

Currently, the police is trying to find out who the man called and investigating the reasons of the tragedy.

Earlier it was reported that militants shelled ATO positions 49 times in  Donbas, one soldier was killed yestarday, on February 16. Three military officers were injured, one – traumatized.

Related: Over 120 ATO soldiers’ bodies remain unidentified in Dnipro city

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